Applied Statistician - 38441 in WRIGHT PATTER, OH at HII-TSD

Date Posted: 1/10/2022

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Job Description

Employ your skills directly to Test and Evaluation for major acquisition programs.

Join a small, collaborative, and focused team that takes the technical and makes it practical!

Do you want to work in a rapidly growing organization that directly supports test and evaluation (T&E) across the Department of Defense and other government organizations? 

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) is seeking a PhD applied statistician to support the Scientific Test and Analysis Techniques Center of Excellence (STAT COE), located at Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

This is a technical support position on a dynamic team: we integrate with test teams and develop test strategies, rigorous test designs, and support analysis for complex systems. We are at the forefront of applying advanced statistical techniques to T&E and are constantly exploring new methodologies. Your desire to continually improve and self-educate is a must to succeed in this dynamic work environment.

The STAT COE provides tremendous professional growth opportunities to improve your technical knowledge, hone your practical skills, and broaden your experience. The STAT COE is a collaborative and energetic workplace where members discuss challenges, work together to solve problems, and provide practical products to our customers. Both degree level and experience will be considered.

STAT COE members perform the following activities:

  • Provide statistical/T&E expertise to acquisition program and research projects
  • Lead development of test strategies, technical test designs, and post-test analysis
  • Employ various techniques and methods such as design of experiments, Bayesian analysis, regression modeling, and reliability planning
  • Employ statistical software (e.g. JMP, DesignExpert, R, Matlab or equivalent)
  • Support special studies for topics of interest to DoD senior leadership
  • Engage and mentor T&E practitioners in STAT processes and technical test design
  • Communicate solutions to leadership orally and in writing, clearly and accurately
  • Develop recommendations, best practices, and case studies (post at
  • Potential to present at technical conferences (e.g. Military Operations Research Society, Fall Technical Conference, DataWorks spring conference, International Test and Evaluation Association, Joint Statistical Meeting)
  • Teach one- to five-day courses on rigorous T&E methods and design of experiments


  • PhD in stats, applied math, industrial engineering, ops research, engineering or similar
  • 5 years practical and related experience
  • Active SECRET clearance
  • US Citizen


  • 10 years practical and related experience
  • Experience with Defense T&E
  • Experience with Defense Acquisition
  • Active TOP SECRET clearance

About Technical Solutions, A Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries:

Building on a legacy of more than a century of naval shipbuilding, Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division is accelerating national security solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. Comprising more than 7,000 professionals, our unique national security portfolio includes cyber and electronic warfare, fleet sustainment, ISR, live, virtual, constructive (LVC) solutions, nuclear and environmental services, and unmanned systems. For more information, visit


Security Clearance: Top Secret/Sensitive Comp Info
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.


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